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Rooftop Fire at Chicago Mid-Rise

Fire showing from the roof     CBS Chicago CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reports there was a fire in a high rise located on Chicago and Clark Avenue. Authorities are still investigating. There were no reported injuries.

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Rescue at Chicago High-Rise Fire

One person in critical condition     HighRiseOps Staff CHICAGO, Illinois – FOX 32 reports that firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment on the third floor of a senior building about 3:30 a.m. on Mondayin the 900 block ...

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Two Hurt in Chicago, Ford City Fire

Unattended cooking causes fire and fills high-rise with smoke     HighRise Ops Staff CHICAGO, Illinois – NBC Chicago reports that “unattended cooking”  was the cause of a high-rise fire  at 4300 W. Ford City Drive, according to Chicago Fire Department ...

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One Dead in Waukegan Senior High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 10th floor     HighRise Ops Staff WAUKEGAN, Illinois – Lake & McHenry County Scanner reported that Waukegan firefighters responded to the Lilac Ledge Apartments at 542 Washington Street, for a structure fire. Firefighters found a fire ...

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Three Hurt in Illinois High-Rise Fire

Fire on the sixth floor in Rock Island     HighRise Ops Staff ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – WQAD reports that firefighters responded to a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Rock Island on January 18. The fire injured three occupants and ...

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Woman and Service Dog Killed in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Fire on the seventh floor       HighRiseOps Staff CHICAGO – The Chicago Tribune reported that a woman and her service dog were found dead inside their apartment during a fire on November 24. Firefighters responded to the apartment ...

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One Injured in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Occupant transported to West Suburban Medical Center   HighRise Operations   CHICAGO – ABC7 reports that one person was injured in a high-rise apartment fire in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on Saturday. The fire was reported in the 5600 block of ...

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Six Injured in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 32nd floor     HighRise Operations CHICAGO – CBS Chicago reports that six people were injured in a fire in a high-rise on Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to 400 East Randolph at approximately 12:30 a.m. for a ...

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Fire on 10th Floor of Illinois High-Rise

One occupant displaced by Rock Island fire     High-Rise Ops ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – WQAD reported that a Rock Island resident was displaced from their apartment after a fire Wednesday afternoon. In a Facebook post from the Rock Island ...

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Naperville, IL High-Rise Fire

Trash chute fire extended into the seventh floor     RADIOMAN911TV – 1/19/19 NAPERVILLE, IL – 2nd Alarm High-Rise Apartment Fire 799 Royal Saint George Dr. – Video by Dave Weaver DETAILS: Around 7:45 AM Naperville firefighters responded to a ...

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